What will I learn?

The International Beverage Management Master of Science degree program is designed for professionals who are currently in or wish to enter beverage-related businesses. It advances the knowledge of beverage, including beverage products, beverage management, current and new and emerging markets, consumers, and the value chain for global beverages. Students develop skills to use this knowledge to make decisions and take actions that produce positive results in the business marketplace, and to function in an exciting and fast-changing business environment, by recognizing and exploiting developing trends. As the beverage industry expands locally, nationally and internationally, this degree offers the opportunity to develop these necessary skills and develop them into industry leaders.

Upon completion of the program, graduates are expected to:

  • Demonstrate fluency in the professional language of the beverage industry.
  • Demonstrate competence with practical techniques used to analyze the sensory properties of beverages.
  • Critically analyze research to inform socially responsible decision-making within beverage organizations.
  • Develop marketing plans for beverage products and markets that encompass legislative, cultural, sociological and motivational differences.
  • Understand the biological and chemical bases of brewing, distilling and winemaking processes.

Which department am I in?

Johnson and Wales University - Providence

Study options

Full Time (30 credit hours)

Tuition fees
USD $2,358/3.0 semester credit course or USD $786/credit hour; New International Student Services Fee: USD $1,200 per academic year or USD $600 per semester
Start date

Expected August 2022


Johnson and Wales University - Providence

8 Abbott Park Place,


Rhode Island,

02903, United States

Entry requirements

For students from United States

Applicants can have Bachelor's degree in any major with minimum GPA of 2.75.

For international students

Applicants can have Bachelor's degree in any major with minimum GPA of 2.85

English Proficiency Requirements

IELTS (International English Language Testing System, Cambridge) - 6.5
TOEFL iBT (Test of English as Foreign Language, Internet, ETS) - 80
PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English) - 53
TOEFL PBT (Paper-based - discontinued) – 550

*There may be different IELTS requirements depending on your chosen course.


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